category: african-american

[CFP] Publish your Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

ROMAN Books is an internationally acclaimed independent publisher of literature and literary criticism.

Religion and Theatre Focus Group; DREAM ACTS: Performance as Refuge, Resistance, and Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Religion and Theatre Focus Group with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
contact email: 
clairemariachambers@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
--Religion and Theatre Focus Group--
with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference

DREAM ACTS: Performance as Refuge, Resistance, and Renewal

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Panels for SWPCA, Proposals by 1 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2013

Engaging the Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture (Nov. 1, 2013 / Jan. 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Elyce Rae Helford (senior editor), Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
ewfcollection@gmail.com

The past thirty years have offered a growing and changing body of scholarship on images of fantastic women in American popular culture.

Race and the Uses of Mimesis in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 (Feb. 22-24, 2014)
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu or mark.sussman@gmail.com

Race and the Uses of Mimesis in American Literature
The Louisville Conference for Literature and Culture After 1900
University of Louisville, KY
February 20-24, 2014

Gender, Sexuality and Hip Hop Mini-Conference, December 4 & 5

full name / name of organization: 
Tulane University; Anna Julia Cooper Project, LLC
contact email: 
cooperproject@melissaharrisperry.com

In conjunction with Professor Melissa Harris-Perry’s Fall 2013 course, Hip-Hop and Feminism, Tulane University, in partnership with the Anna Julia Cooper Project, LLC, will host a mini-conference on

CFP: Essays on Teaching Chesnutt

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Hardwig and Susanna Ashton
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu; sashton@clemson.edu

Call for Papers
Approaches to Teaching Charles Chesnutt

Editors: Susanna Ashton, Clemson University
Bill Hardwig: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Rap and Hip Hop Culture (Pop Culture/American Culture Association) Nov. 1 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association (Southwest Area)
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
35th Annual Conference: Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

CFP Vol. 20 Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies (by September 30th, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Volume 20
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Contact Email: liminajournal@gmail.com

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Roundtable: Cultural-ethnic Identities and Social Equality in African Diasporic Literature, NEMLA, April 3-6,2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Ines.Shaw@ncc.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
When: April 3-6, 2014
Where: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Thinking Gender '14 Conference CFP (Submissions by Oct. 14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN announces
THINKING GENDER 2014
24th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Call for papers

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions Oct 18-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions
contact email: 
imaginingalternatives@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Imagining Alternatives: A Graduate Symposium on Speculative Fictions

October 18-19, 2013

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Deadline Extended: August 30, 2013

Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture: April 16-19, 2014, Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA): National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (Special Issue Editors)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Call for Special Issue Editors

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association - 35th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
35th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 19-22, 2014

CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

CFP: Literature (General) Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/13; 2/19-22/14)

Reminder: Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

International Research in Education (ISSN: 2327-5499)

full name / name of organization: 
Macrothink Institute
contact email: 
ire@macrothink.org

The journal invites submissions of original manuscripts from students, researchers, academic and industrial professionals.

Scope

Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Webb / Huntington University
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-Clio is planning to publish a three-volume Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore in 2015.

CFP: Race, Crime, and Children Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Race, Crime, and Children. Special Winter Issue Red Feather Journal

"Imagining the Suburbs", University of Exeter, Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Leverhulme-funded Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

How do we imagine / re-imagine the world’s suburbs in the twenty-first century? How do current concepts of suburban space and experience sit with past ideologies and future planning?

2nd Global Conference: (Re)Production: Origins, Transitions, Futures (March, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
br2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
(Re)Production: Origins, Transitions, Futures

Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Presentations:

The Production of Worry in Post-feminist Media Culture (For Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2014-Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Rossie / The Ohio State University
contact email: 
amanda.rossie@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore and critique the normative protagonists that personify post-feminist media culture while also exposing and contextualizing the underpinnings of these popular narratives tha

CFP: ELN 52.1, "Imaginary Cartographies" (Spring/Summer 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

ELN 52.1 Spring/Summer 2014
“Imaginary Cartographies”

Call for Papers: ELN Special Issue, “Imaginary Cartographies.”

Special Issue "Policing Ethnicity: Between the Rhetoric of Inclusion and the Practices and Policies of Exclusion"

full name / name of organization: 
Social Inclusion (http://www.librelloph.com/socialinclusion)
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

Title: Policing Ethnicity: Between the Rhetoric of Inclusion and the Practices and Policies of Exclusion

Guest Editors: Professors Abby Peterson and Malin Åkerström

Professor Abby Peterson

Humane, Inhumane, Human 27 February-1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2014 conference.

America Abroad: Forging an International Commons, C19, March 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Mac Kilgore, Florida State University; Daniel Grace, UC-Davis
contact email: 
jmkilgore@fsu.edu, drgrace@ucdavis.edu

We invite submissions for a panel on nineteenth-century US literatures concerned with “abroadness,” that is, any topic dealing with the way that Americans abroad—as travelers, refugees, diplomat

[UPDATE] HBO’s Girls - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Peggy Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

We are inviting 2-3 complete chapters for an edited collection on the HBO show Girls (2011-present), contracted by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

CFP New Journal 'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural'

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Heholt, Falmouth University, UK
contact email: 
revenant@falmouth.ac.uk

'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural' is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird.

Representing Conflict in Postcolonial Literature and Film. (proposals due by September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
sreyoshi@gwu.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
45th Annual Convention
April 3-6, 2014 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

SEA London 2014 "Post-revolutionary Haiti and England" deadline September 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Grégory Pierrot
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

“Post-revolutionary Haiti and England”

The Adventures of Tintin (symposium)

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
tintinat85@outlook.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for a symposium on “The A

REMINDER: Adaptation and the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk

Adaptation and the Novel

Saturday 9 November 2013, Keele University

Organisers: Jo Taylor and Nick Seager

DISAPPEARANCE: Spatial and Temporal Horizons Nov. 7th & 8th NYC

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
disappearanceconference2013@gmail.com

DISAPPEARANCE: Spatial and Temporal Horizons
a two-day interdisciplinary conference
November 7th & 8th, 2013
The Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center, CUNY

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